Josmil Pinto (back) swung the bat and caught a few bullpen sessions on Monday in Twins camp.
Josmil Pinto sat out workouts on Friday due to a stiff back.
Josmil Pinto said Tuesday that his right shoulder is almost 100 percent.
Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Tuesday that Josmil Pinto (shoulder) is "doing all right" and "could play catch now."
La Velle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that Josmil Pinto could begin the season at Triple-A if he "has a poor spring training and is deemed not ready."
Josmil Pinto has been taken off the Aragua Tigers roster of the Venezuelan Winter League.
Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press hears that the Twins are "moving on from the catching search" and ready to use Josmil Pinto as their starter in 2014.
Twins GM Terry Ryan said Monday that the club's starting catcher for 2014 is "to be determined."
Josmil Pinto is considered day-to-day with a bruised right hand after X-rays came back negative on Friday.
Josmil Pinto was removed from Friday's game against the Indians in the fourth inning after he was hit by a pitch.
Josmil Pinto finished 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk in Thursday's loss to the Indians.
Josmil Pinto finished 2-for-3 with a home run in the Twins' loss to the A's on Saturday in Oakland.
Josmil Pinto crushed a three-run homer in the eighth inning Sunday to propel the Twins to a 6-4 win over the Rays.
Josmil Pinto doubled three times and walked Monday to lead the Twins to a 6-3 win over the Angels.